Yázpik, Jorge

11/19/2020 - 3/5/2021

Jorge Yázpik was born on July 26, 1955 in Mexico City and began his professional studies at the San Carlos National School of Plastic Arts in 1977. Yázpik likes to experiment and test with almost all kinds of materials; Of course, he works with stone or rock, obsidian, video, wood, clay, porcelain, stucco, and makes interventions in gold and silver laminates. Volcanic rock, marble, obsidian, granium, jade, wood, iron, light, emptiness, water, lines, geometry, high contrast, are the media with which he works. From this research have emerged from designs for public squares to oil paintings, engravings, object designs and sculptures. Jorge Yázpik's work has been shown in almost forty individual exhibitions in cultural spaces, museums in Mexico and the world. He has carried out various interventions in public spaces in Mexico City such as the thirty-six benches located in the Historic Center, the piece of volcanic rock located at the entrance to the Faculty of Architecture on the UNAM Campus and the work composed of several pieces of located in the premises of the Postgraduate course in Industrial Design at UNAM.